On September 19, 2005.

On September 19, 2005, “Sony BMG” label released “And the Glass Handed Kites”, the fourth Mew studio album. It was recorded 2004 – 2005, at Michael Beinhorn’s place in Venice Beach, California, “Mox Studios” in Copenhagen, Denmark, and was produced by Michael Beinhorn.

Personnel:

  • Jonas Bjerre– vocals, electric guitars, piano, harmonium, synthesizers
  • Bo Madsen– electric guitars
  • Johan Wohlert– bass, guitars
  • Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen – drums, percussion
  • Lasse Mauritzen – french horn
  • J Mascis– additional vocals, additional background vocals
  • Bo Rande – flugelhorn, trumpet
  • Rebecca Stark – soprano vocals
  • Damon Tutunjian – additional guitar
  • Boys’ choir
    • Mathias Aagaard Christensen
    • Frederik Peter Jakobsen
    • Niklas Emil De Fries
    • Frederik Stadager Larsen
  • Michael Beinhorn– engineer
  • Mads Nørgård – engineer
  • Felipe Tichauer – engineer
  • Frank Filipetti– engineer
  • Kevin Bacon– mixing
  • Jonathan Quarmby– mixing
  • George Marino– mastering
  • M/M Paris- art direction, design
  • Gaël Amzalag – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Jonas Bjerre, Bo Madsen, Johan Wohlert and Silas Utke Graae Jørgensen.

  1. Circuitry of the Wolf
  2. Chinaberry Tree
  3. Why Are You Looking Grave?
  4. Fox Club
  5. Apocalypso
  6. Special
  7. The Zookeeper’s Boy
  8. A Dark Design
  9. Saviours of Jazz Ballet – contains hidden instrumental Fear Me, December
  10. An Envoy to the Open Fields
  11. Small Ambulance
  12. The Seething Rain Weeps for You – contains hidden instrumental Uda Pruda
  13. White Lips Kissed
  14. Louise Louisa

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